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Prelinger Archives
by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
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Cinderella relies on a Chevrolet to carry her home by midnight through obstacles and storms.
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Topics: Animation: Advertising, Folk tales, Automobiles: Advertising
Prelinger Archives
by Film Originals; National Association of State Aviation Officials
movies
eye 1,807
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Advocates increased airport construction, especially in rural America. Describes the centrality of general aviation to the U.S. economy. Many aerials of American townscapes, farms throughout Steam train Couple cranking and driving old cranked automobile (supposed to be 1903) Rutted road Crowded LA freeway – many cars in one direction, few in another The “Stack” near downtown LA Old barnstorming pilot; well-dressed couple gets out of old biplane Passengers at North Platte airport VS crowds...
Topics: aviation, business, agriculture
Prelinger Archives
by Film Originals; National Association of State Aviation Officials
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eye 1,506
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About using general aviation in agriculture. VS cropduster over cotton fields CU boll weevil on cotton boll CU Cartoon of boll weevil on airplane rudder GS US Department of Agriculture in Washington, DC CU hand pouring contents of graduated cylinder into beaker VS agricultural research activities – greenhouses, fields, chemicals, etc. VS biplanes dusting and spraying crops (good) Some of this footage is quite scary Experimental cropduster VS Black child looking at cotton, smelling bolls VS CU...
Topics: aviation, agriculture
Feature Films
by Rick Prelinger
movies
eye 183,984
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PANORAMA EPHEMERA (2004, 89:35 min., color and black and white) is a collage of sequences drawn from a wide variety of ephemeral (industrial, advertising, educational and amateur) films, touring the conflicted landscapes of twentieth-century America. The films' often-skewed visions construct an American history filled with horror and hope, unreeling in familiar and unexpected ways. PANORAMA EPHEMERA focuses on familiar and mythical activities and images in America (1626-1978). Many creatures...
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Topics: United States (History and culture), Animals, Motion pictures (Experimental)
Prelinger Archives
by Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions
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eye 107,912
favorite 174
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Romp through the futuristic landscape of the Seattle World's Fair, centered in the Bell System pavilion.
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Topics: World's Fairs: Seattle, 1962, Communication: Telephone, Futurism
Prelinger Archives
by Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions
movies
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The story of the Echo communications satellite project, and how scientists learned to bounce a radio signal off a big balloon. Written by Robert Engel and Leo S. Rosencrans. Narrator: Larry Thor. Producer and Photographer: Jerry Fairbanks. Editor: Richard Fritch, ASC. Production Manager: John McKennon. Assistant Director: Robert Scrivner. Musical Direction: Edward Paul. Original Score: Gene Kauer. Sound: Lawrence Aicholtz. Lighting: Grant Spicer.
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Topics: Communication: Telephone, Space: Satellites, Communication: Satellite
Prelinger Archives
by Hardcastle Films
movies
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Hard times in 1950s St. Louis and the social services that aimed to alleviate them.
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Topics: Social issues: 1950s, Social services
Prelinger Archives
by Dudley Pictures Corporation
movies
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Railroads and how they keep the U.S. economy rolling.
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Topic: Transportation: Railroad
Prelinger Archives
by U.S. Federal Civil Defense Administration
movies
eye 67,870
favorite 63
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Eerie nuclear tests on houses and dummies at the Nevada Test Site.
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Topic: Atomic-nuclear: Weapons
Prelinger Archives
by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 52,558
favorite 81
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The definitive Populuxe film on 1950s automotive, industrial, interior and architectural design.
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Topics: Design, Automobiles: Design and manufacturing, Futurism
Prelinger Archives
movies
eye 55,627
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Footage of World Trade Center from a work print
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Topic: need keyword
Prelinger Archives
by Edison (Thomas A.)
movies
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Cleaning up downtown San Francisco after the conflagration.
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Topics: Earthquakes: San Francisco, 1906, San Francisco: Disasters
Prelinger Archives
by Kahlenberg
movies
eye 59,687
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The comfort and delight of transatlantic air travel at the beginning of the jet age.
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Topics: Airline industry, Transportation: Air, Tourism
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View thousands of films from the Prelinger Archives! Prelinger Archives was founded in 1983 by Rick Prelinger in New York City. Over the next twenty years, it grew into a collection of over 60,000 "ephemeral" (advertising, educational, industrial, and amateur) films. In 2002, the film collection was acquired by the Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division . Prelinger Archives remains in existence, holding approximately 11,000 digitized and...
Prelinger Archives
by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 143,250
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Ten short theatrical "screen ads" promoting the 1955 Chevrolet models.
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Topics: Automobiles: Advertising, Advertising: Screen ads